Bukayo Saka who is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger, left-back or midfielder for Premier League club Arsenal and the England national team. The young star is known for his attacking incisiveness and creativity, he is often considered one of the best young football players in the world.
Bokayo’s Club Career
Bukayo Ayoyinka T. M. Saka has spent his entire senior career with Arsenal, where he has won an FA Cup and an FA Community Shield, progressively becoming one of Arsenal’s most prolific and influential players. Following the 2020−21 and 2021−22 seasons, he was named Arsenal’s player of the season.
Unarguably, Bukayo Saka has been one of the best players for Arsenal in this campaign. As per his statistic, he has been bagging an abnormal amount of goals and assists at such a young age he has impressed everyone. However, things could have been very different if he would have let himself get battered by the failure in the EURO 2020. His penalty loss was a crucial moment for him and the whole nation. Looking at Bukayo Saka’s maturity he has shown after that is quite remarkable.
Bukayo Saka, who was born on the 5th of September 2001 has represented England at many youth levels, scoring six goals in 27 youth caps. The young star was first called up to the senior team on 1 October 2020 and made his debut in a friendly against Wales eight days later, starting the match which ended in a 3–0 victory.
Bukayo’s International Career
The Arsenal academy prospect played for England at under-16, under-17, under-18, under-19 and under-21 levels. He made his international senior debut in October 2020 against Wales. Saka was a part of the three lions’ EURO team. He started three matches in the tournament, picking a man of the match in one of them. He came on as a substitute in the 71 minutes in the final.
According to playersprofile.com, Bukayo Saka was born in Ealing, Greater London to Nigerian parents and attended Edward Betham Church of England Primary School before Greenford High School, where he gained high grades in his GCSEs, achieving four A*s and three As. Before his Arsenal career, Bukayo Saka played youth football for local club Greenford Celtic. It will be tremendous to point out that Saka’s parents emigrated to London from Nigeria as economic migrants. When he had an interview, Saka stated the importance of his father in his footballing career: “He’s a massive inspiration for me. From when I was young, he always kept me grounded, kept me humble.”
Saka’s first name “Bukayo” originates from the Yoruba language spoken in southern Nigeria, meaning “adds to happiness”
Bukayo Saka Sponsorship and Endorsement
New Balance sponsors Bukayo Saka. He has featured in their promotional campaign, and he endorses the company’s products through his social media.
Bukayo Saka net worth and salary
As per ESPN, Bukayo Saka is currently earning 500,000 Euro (454,260 Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, which suggest that Saka has a net worth of €2 Million (£1.8 Million). The primary sources of his earnings are professional contracts and sponsorship deals.
Bukayo Saka Net Worth
According to the recent update by the Forbes, the English International has a net worth of €2 Million (£1.8 Million).
Looking at Bukayo Saka, he is pretty young at this point and improving at a fast rate. If his growth continues, he would be capable of claiming a substantial deal. However, he still has more than two years left on his contract. Hence he wouldn’t be getting a better deal shortly. But he could bring in massive amounts from his sponsorship deals.
Bukayo Saka Girlfriend
The 20-year old is in a relationship with beautiful Tolami Benson. Report has it that the duo doesn’t share much about their relationship on social media. They prefer to keep a low profile, which has helped them avoid excessive attention from the press.
Other Bukayo Saka’s Facts
Birth Place: London Borough of Ealing, United Kingdom
Father’s Name: Yomi Saka
Mother’s Name: Adenike saka
Star Sign: Virgo
Net Worth: €2 Million (£1.8 Million)
Age: 20 years
Date of Birth: 5 September 2001
Youth Clubs: Greenford Celtic, Watford and Arsenal
Senior Clubs: Arsenal
Achievements: (Selected) FA Cup: 2019–20, FA Community Shield: 2020
Girlfriend: Tolami Benson
Social Media: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook